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What are the most effective ways to prevent Burkitt lymphoma

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Nothing specific: Burkitt lymphoma (bl) is a highly aggressive b-cell neoplasm that can present in one of three distinct clinical forms: endemic, sporadic, and immunode ... Read More
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
None: Burkitt's lymphoma is not a preventable disease.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Not clear: Burkitt lymphoma is caused by epstein barr virus (ebv) in association with geographic issues like malaria infections, genetic susceptibility etc. The ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. William A Biermann
46 years experience Medical Oncology
Agressinve : This is an aggressive lymphoma that is seen in children and adults. It has a group of specific biologic markers and is one of the high grade lymphomas ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
37 years experience Hematology and Oncology
See below: This is a very highly aggressive type of lymphoma that may occur in the abdomen, the face, or anywhere in the body. It requires urgent treatment. Ther ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
47 years experience Radiation Oncology
No.: Burkitt's is a high grade lymphoma, high response rates to combination chemotherapy, sometimes newer agents and radiotherapy. It is sporadic and not h ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Warner
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: This aggressive lymphoproliferative disorder is linked to eb virus activity, and some earlier familial cases are now thought to be secondary to the co ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Unknown: The etiology causes of Burkitt lymphoma is unknown.
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Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: Burkitt's lymphoma is an aggressive type of cancer that requires treatment with chemotherapy. It can be life threatening without therapy.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Pathology: Biopsy of lymph node and pathlogy evaluation /
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Very aggressive: One categorization of the many types of lymphoma is: indolent, aggresssive, very aggressive. Brukitt lymphoma (bl) is a very aggressive lymphoma. It ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
It depends to type: Two variants of Burkitt,s lymphoma are recognized : , African and non-African, African present as jaw or orbital tumor , non African present as an abd ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Agressive lymphoma: Burkitt's lymphoma is a very agressive b cell-non hodgkin's lymphoma. When you see it under microscope it gives you appearance of starry sky pattern.U ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hushang Haghighat
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Stage: It depends to stage of disease ,stage 4 has lower survival.

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